Category Archives: Virginia Blogosphere

Write Side: Facebook Won’t Change The World

My good friend Mike Fletcher has some interesting observations regarding Facebook, not to mention its absolute and utter worthlessness: Maybe it has changed the world. It’s made us all a lot more angry. We’re more polarized than we’ve ever been. But when … Continue reading

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National Blogger Day of Silence

Naturally, I will not be participating in this here (since it, ironically, gives the opposition what they want — silence).  Rather, I will simply point you towards Bearing Drift where we will be participating in the national day of protest. … Continue reading

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Waldo Jaquith: Warren Olney is emblematic of what’s wrong with modern journalism.

A very fair point, and something that is difficult to ascertain for the listener: On the January 1, 2010 episode of the show, the featured topic was Barbara Ehrenreich’s newest book, Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has … Continue reading

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Virginia Black Conservatives

Always glad to pass along new Virginia blogs, in today’s contribution of awesome I give you: Virginia Black Conservatives. Here’s a sample of the awesome: I’ve been discouraged lately by the lack of enthusiasm that the blogosphere has had for … Continue reading

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Montaigne the Proto-Blogger?

Our friends at The American Interest sort of shoot down the idea that Montaigne was an inspiration for the modern-day blogger: Bakewell presents a thoroughly contemporary Montaigne, undogmatically liberal in his moral and social views, radically modern (even postmodern) in … Continue reading

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$18 a Day For Open Government Awesomeness

$18 a day is all it takes for Virginians to get the highlight reel of what’s going on with their state government. You can help by pitching in a mere $18 to Richmond Sunlight to help buy the DVDs so … Continue reading

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The Conservative Wahoo

Look what I found! You sometimes wonder how many of these websites are floating around, completely unknown to the rest of us. This crew is certainly conservative, with a radio show, and going strong for four years. Reminds me of … Continue reading

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New Year, New Look?

Apart from infrequently posting, this site has gone… well, kinda dead.  Still, with all the posting either at Bearing Drift, RedState, or Ethika Politika, I can’t help but think I’m doing a bit of a disservice by not collating all the posts in … Continue reading

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On Violence in Politics

“Der Krieg ist eine bloße Fortsetzung der Politik mit anderen Mitteln” — Carl von Clausewitz, On War (1832) The handicapped are the model citizens of tomorrow. That sounds like the very worst of what many Americans would consider to be … Continue reading

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AC360 on Confederate Heritage Month

I watched this last night and was surprised by two things: (1) how objectively fair Anderson Cooper was to this gentleman from the Sons of Confederate Veterans, and (2) how… well… how some folks will believe anything to whitewash the … Continue reading

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